Psychiatry Service - Clinical Nurse Specialist/Clinical Nurse Leader/APRN/Nurse Educator

Rochester, NY


This is an exciting opportunity for an experience mastered prepared RN to join the Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing leadership team. This candidate will work to assess, design, develop, implement, and evaluate educational program and initiatives for the service. Primary areas of focus will include, but are not limited to, providing new hire onboarding and orientation, develop and review annual competencies and ongoing Inservice education needs. Must have a strong psychiatric nursing clinical base as well as an interest in quality improvement and safety initiatives. This person must have strong organizational skills, be able to multitask and adapt to changing priorities. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills a must. Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing; at least 3 years of psychiatric nursing experience across the psychiatric care continuum. Demonstrates professional responsibility and utilizes the ANA Code for Nurses as guidance for conduct.


Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Clinical Nurse Specialist influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 85,280 - $119,392 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Psychiatric Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: Part time (32hours) primarily days, 8 hour shifts